Connect Grafana to All Quiet

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Published: Friday, 06 October 2023

🚀 In under 5 min: Connect Grafana Alerts to All Quiet to create a dedicated response channel for your incidents.

Introduction

In today's data-driven world, monitoring and alerting are critical components of any organization's IT infrastructure. Grafana, a popular open-source analytics and monitoring platform, is a go-to choice for visualizing data and setting up alerts.

In this guide, we'll explore how you can effortlessly connect Grafana Alerts to All Quiet, enhancing your incident management capabilities and ensuring a smoother response to critical events.

Step 1: Create Your Grafana Integration on All Quiet

Login into your All Quiet account.

  1. Click on Integrations to navigate to the integrations page.
  2. Click on "Create New Integration" to create a new integration.
Navigate to Integrations
  1. Enter a display name for your Grafana integration, e.g. "Grafana Webhook".
  2. Select "Grafana" as the type.
  3. Click "Create integration".
Create Grafana Integration
  1. Now that you've successfully created your Grafana Integration, make sure to copy the webhook URL for later.
All Quiet Webhook URL

Step 2: Setup Your Grafana Alerting

Login into your Grafana instance.

  1. Under "Alerting", click on "Contact points".
  2. Click on "Add contact point" to create a new webhook contact point.
Navigate to Contact points
  1. Choose a name for your contact point, e.g. "All Quiet Webhook".
  2. Select "Webhook" as the Integration Type.
  3. Paste the All Quiet Webhook URL which you've acquired in .
  4. Click "Test" to check wether the contact point in Grafana and webhook in All Quiet are setup correctly. Everything should work out of the box.
  5. Click "Save contact point".
Create Contact point
  1. Navigate to "Notification policies" under "Alerting".
  2. Click on "Edit" to edit your desired policy. In this example we're editing the default notification policy.
Navigate to Notification Policies
  1. Select your All Quiet WEbhook as the default contact point.
  2. Click "Update policy" to save the changes.
Navigate to Notification Policies

Step 3: Test Your Grafana Integration

You're almost done. 🥳 The next steps are merely there to verify if everything's setup correctly!

Navigate back to your Webhook that you've created in

  1. Click Reload to loadlatest payloads that this webhook received.
  2. Click ← Select to load on of the test incident's payload that were created in step into the payload field.
  3. You can see how the mapping will transform this Grafana payload to an All Quiet incident.
Test All Quiet Webhook

Congratulations! 🥳

By seamlessly connecting Grafana Alerts to All Quiet, you've enhanced your incident management workflow with powerful monitoring capabilities and simplified incident escalation & management.

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